Period
to 23 January 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Scotland with a requirement for RDBMS skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited RDBMS over the 6 months to 23 January 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Relational Database Management System (RDBMS)
UK > Scotland
6 months to
23 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 135 116 70
Rank change year-on-year -19 -46 0
Permanent jobs citing RDBMS 91 128 142
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 1.78% 2.30% 3.06%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 5.41% 6.99% 9.55%
Number of salaries quoted 59 69 86
Scotland median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% +11.11% +6.22%
10th Percentile £32,500 £34,850 £23,500
90th Percentile £71,000 £70,250 £61,875
UK median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £55,000

RDBMS is in the Databases and Business Intelligence category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Scotland with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills.

All Database and Business Intelligence Skills
Scotland
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills 1,681 1,830 1,487
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 32.84% 32.85% 32.07%
Number of salaries quoted 1,191 1,181 940
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% - +2.41%
10th Percentile £31,250 £28,000 £28,750
90th Percentile £67,250 £62,500 £62,500
UK median annual salary £52,500 £48,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +9.38% +1.05% +5.56%

RDBMS
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

Job postings citing RDBMS as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Scotland.

Job vacancy trend for RDBMS in Scotland

RDBMS
Salary Trend in Scotland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing RDBMS in Scotland.

Salary trend for RDBMS in Scotland

RDBMS
Salary Histogram in Scotland

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing RDBMS in Scotland over the 6 months to 23 January 2019.

Salary histogram for RDBMS in Scotland

RDBMS
Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing RDBMS within the Scotland region over the 6 months to 23 January 2019. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Glasgow -17 54 £47,500 -5.00% 13
Edinburgh -10 31 £58,750 +38.24% 3
Aberdeen -2 1 £52,500 -16.00%
Stirling - 1 - -
Aberdeenshire - 1 £37,500 -
RDBMS
UK

For the 6 months to 23 January 2019, IT jobs citing RDBMS also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Scotland region with a requirement for RDBMS.

1 91 (100.00%) Relational Database
2 64 (70.33%) Java
3 50 (54.95%) SQL
4 47 (51.65%) Agile Software Development
5 40 (43.96%) Oracle
6 36 (39.56%) NoSQL
7 35 (38.46%) TDD
8 32 (35.16%) SDLC
9 30 (32.97%) Spring
10 29 (31.87%) HTML
10 29 (31.87%) OO
11 24 (26.37%) SQL Server
11 24 (26.37%) Hibernate
12 23 (25.27%) JavaScript
13 22 (24.18%) J2EE
13 22 (24.18%) MySQL
13 22 (24.18%) CSS
13 22 (24.18%) Microservices
14 21 (23.08%) Test Automation
14 21 (23.08%) HTML5
15 20 (21.98%) SOA
16 19 (20.88%) Python
16 19 (20.88%) AngularJS
16 19 (20.88%) Git (software)
17 18 (19.78%) MongoDB
17 18 (19.78%) CSS3
17 18 (19.78%) Linux
17 18 (19.78%) Finance
18 17 (18.68%) PostgreSQL
18 17 (18.68%) BDD

RDBMS
Co-occurring IT Skills in Scotland by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 8 (8.79%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 3 (3.30%) Confluence
3 2 (2.20%) Cloud Foundry
3 2 (2.20%) WebLogic
4 1 (1.10%) JBoss
4 1 (1.10%) Oracle Application Server
4 1 (1.10%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 11 (12.09%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (8.79%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (3.30%) GitHub
3 3 (3.30%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.10%) AMQP
1 1 (1.10%) Firewall
1 1 (1.10%) Internet
1 1 (1.10%) PABX
1 1 (1.10%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 91 (100.00%) Relational Database
2 36 (39.56%) NoSQL
3 24 (26.37%) SQL Server
4 22 (24.18%) MySQL
5 18 (19.78%) MongoDB
6 17 (18.68%) PostgreSQL
7 12 (13.19%) Hadoop
8 9 (9.89%) Big Data
9 7 (7.69%) Oracle Database
10 5 (5.49%) Apache Cassandra
10 5 (5.49%) MariaDB
11 4 (4.40%) Data Warehouse
11 4 (4.40%) DB2
11 4 (4.40%) Oracle Database 12c
12 3 (3.30%) Oracle Database 11g
12 3 (3.30%) SQLite
13 1 (1.10%) Azure SQL Database
13 1 (1.10%) Redis
13 1 (1.10%) SQL Server 2005
13 1 (1.10%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 19 (20.88%) Git (software)
2 17 (18.68%) Subversion
3 16 (17.58%) Selenium
4 14 (15.38%) JUnit
5 10 (10.99%) Eclipse
6 9 (9.89%) IntelliJ
7 8 (8.79%) Cucumber
8 7 (7.69%) Jenkins
9 6 (6.59%) JIRA
9 6 (6.59%) Maven
10 5 (5.49%) jMock
10 5 (5.49%) Moq
10 5 (5.49%) MSTest
10 5 (5.49%) NUnit
11 3 (3.30%) Bitbucket
11 3 (3.30%) git-flow
11 3 (3.30%) TestNG
12 2 (2.20%) Sonatype Nexus
12 2 (2.20%) TeamCity
12 2 (2.20%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 18 (19.78%) Finance
2 5 (5.49%) Legal
3 4 (4.40%) Banking
4 1 (1.10%) Front Office
4 1 (1.10%) Investment Banking
4 1 (1.10%) Law
4 1 (1.10%) Local Government
4 1 (1.10%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (1.10%) Retail Banking
4 1 (1.10%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 46 (50.55%) Developer
2 24 (26.37%) Java Developer
3 13 (14.29%) Software Developer
4 9 (9.89%) Python Developer
5 8 (8.79%) Full Stack Developer
5 8 (8.79%) Java Engineer
6 7 (7.69%) Architect
7 6 (6.59%) Software Engineer
7 6 (6.59%) Tester
8 5 (5.49%) Automation Tester
8 5 (5.49%) DBA
8 5 (5.49%) Development Team Leader
8 5 (5.49%) Software Development Team Leader
8 5 (5.49%) Software Team Leader
8 5 (5.49%) Team Leader
9 4 (4.40%) Analyst
9 4 (4.40%) J2EE Developer
9 4 (4.40%) Java/J2EE Developer
9 4 (4.40%) Oracle DBA
9 4 (4.40%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (32.97%) Spring
2 29 (31.87%) HTML
3 24 (26.37%) Hibernate
4 22 (24.18%) CSS
4 22 (24.18%) J2EE
5 21 (23.08%) HTML5
6 19 (20.88%) AngularJS
7 18 (19.78%) CSS3
8 16 (17.58%) React
9 15 (16.48%) Spring Boot
10 13 (14.29%) Node.js
11 12 (13.19%) Ajax
12 11 (12.09%) Java EE
12 11 (12.09%) XML
13 7 (7.69%) .NET
13 7 (7.69%) EJB
13 7 (7.69%) jQuery
13 7 (7.69%) JSP
13 7 (7.69%) Middleware
13 7 (7.69%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 12 (13.19%) Greenfield Project
2 9 (9.89%) Enterprise Software
3 8 (8.79%) Algorithms
4 7 (7.69%) Management Information System
5 5 (5.49%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (4.40%) Fintech
7 3 (3.30%) Cloud Native
7 3 (3.30%) Equity Derivative
7 3 (3.30%) Reference Data
7 3 (3.30%) User Experience
8 1 (1.10%) Analytical Mindset
8 1 (1.10%) Clustering
8 1 (1.10%) Data Structures
8 1 (1.10%) Fixed Income
8 1 (1.10%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 18 (19.78%) Linux
2 8 (8.79%) Unix
3 7 (7.69%) Windows
4 2 (2.20%) AIX
5 1 (1.10%) Android
5 1 (1.10%) Apple iOS
5 1 (1.10%) Solaris
5 1 (1.10%) Tru64
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (51.65%) Agile Software Development
2 35 (38.46%) TDD
3 32 (35.16%) SDLC
4 29 (31.87%) OO
5 22 (24.18%) Microservices
6 21 (23.08%) Test Automation
7 20 (21.98%) SOA
8 17 (18.68%) BDD
9 16 (17.58%) Analytics
9 16 (17.58%) DevOps
10 14 (15.38%) Software Engineering
11 13 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
12 12 (13.19%) Open Source
12 12 (13.19%) Scrum
13 11 (12.09%) OOD
13 11 (12.09%) Problem-Solving
14 10 (10.99%) OOA/OOD
14 10 (10.99%) Unit Testing
15 9 (9.89%) Product Management
15 9 (9.89%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 64 (70.33%) Java
2 50 (54.95%) SQL
3 23 (25.27%) JavaScript
4 19 (20.88%) Python
5 12 (13.19%) C++
6 11 (12.09%) C#
7 7 (7.69%) Java 8
7 7 (7.69%) PL/SQL
8 4 (4.40%) Perl
8 4 (4.40%) Ruby
9 3 (3.30%) ES6
9 3 (3.30%) TypeScript
10 1 (1.10%) Bash Shell
10 1 (1.10%) C
10 1 (1.10%) Embedded C
10 1 (1.10%) Embedded C++
10 1 (1.10%) PowerShell
10 1 (1.10%) T-SQL
10 1 (1.10%) VB
10 1 (1.10%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 6 (6.59%) Degree
2 2 (2.20%) OCP
2 2 (2.20%) Oracle Certification
3 1 (1.10%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (1.10%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (9.89%) QA
System Software
1 3 (3.30%) Oracle RAC
2 2 (2.20%) Active Directory
3 1 (1.10%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (4.40%) Oracle RMAN
2 2 (2.20%) Data Guard
2 2 (2.20%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
3 1 (1.10%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 40 (43.96%) Oracle
2 7 (7.69%) Sybase
3 6 (6.59%) Microsoft
4 3 (3.30%) IBM
5 2 (2.20%) Ab Initio
5 2 (2.20%) Cognizant
6 1 (1.10%) Informatica
6 1 (1.10%) Solace
6 1 (1.10%) TIBCO
6 1 (1.10%) Twitter